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Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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David Morrissey in TV adaptation of China Miéville’s scifi novel, The City And The City.

April 17, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
David Morrissey in TV adaptation of China Miéville’s scifi novel, The City And The City.

The Walking Dead‘s very own Governor, actor David Morrissey, is to play Inspector Tyador Borlú in the BBC Two adaptation of China Miéville’s fantasy scifi novel The City And The City. Morrissey (The Missing, The Walking Dead) heads a cast which includes Mandeep Dhillon (Some Girls) as Constable Corwi of the Besźel Policzai, Maria Schrader (Deutschland […]

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Star Wars Rebels Season 4 (trailer).

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels Season 4 (trailer).

And here’s the trailer for the animated Star Wars Rebels Season 4 – it’s only going to be 15 episodes long, sadly, but that’s because it’s the final series. Sob. Where are we going to get our Star Wars TV fix from in the future? Could the live-action Star Wars TV series finally be a […]

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BSFA Award winners 2017.

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BSFA Award winners 2017.

The British Science Fiction Association has just announced the winners of the BSFA Awards for science fiction published in 2016. Best Novel: Winner: Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter (Solaris) Shortlisted works were: Chris Beckett – Daughter of Eden (Atlantic/Corvus). Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit (Hodder & Stoughton). Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer!

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer!

Here’s the first trailer for the Star Wars The Last Jedi movie. Arriving in your galaxy December 15th 2017.

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Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s moon Europa looking hot for primitive life.

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Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s moon Europa looking hot for primitive life.

Two NASA missions are providing new details about icy, ocean-bearing moons of Jupiter and Saturn, further heightening the scientific interest of these and other “ocean worlds” in our solar system and beyond. The findings are presented in papers published Thursday by researchers with NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn and Hubble Space Telescope. In the papers, […]

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Star Trek Continues: “Still Treads the Shadow” (new episode).

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Continues: “Still Treads the Shadow” (new episode).

Here’s the latest episode of Star Trek Continues, the fan-made classic Trek continuation series. Episode 8 is entitled Still Treads the Shadow. The Enterprise discovers a lost starship … with an unlikely passenger.

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Thor Ragnarok trailer (Thor vs Hulk).

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Thor Ragnarok trailer (Thor vs Hulk).

Here’s the trailer for the Thor Ragnarok movie. After the events we saw in the Avengers Age of Ultron movie, Thor is kidnapped and held captive on the alien world of Sakaar minus his hammer (destroyed? Say it’s not true). Here, Thor must face a gladiatorial battle against his old friend and fellow Avenger — the Hulk […]

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2017 Canopus Award finalists.

April 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
2017 Canopus Award finalists.

100 Year Starship has named the finalists in the 2016-17 Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing. An independent body, 100YSS was started in 2012 with seed-funding through a DARPA grant to foster the innovation, technology and social advances needed for human interstellar travel beyond our solar system. Winners will be announced at the 100YSS Nexus on […]

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Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953, celebrate fans’ pick in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by Worldcon members. The 2017 Hugos will be presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on 11th August 2017. The finalists are: Best Novel. All the Birds in the Sky, […]

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Doctor Who Season ten (trailer).

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Season ten (trailer).

This is the gateway to everything that ever was or ever can be. This is Doctor Who Season 10. And the Master is back!

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